Student Spotlight

Eden Rumbolt of Holy Cross All-Grade School is the first resident of Newfoundland and Labrador to receive the Horatio Alger Association of Canada Scholarship

Posted on Mar 07, 2016

Eden Rumbolt, of Daniel’s Harbour, a CDLI and Level III student of Holy Cross All-Grade School has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Horatio Alger Scholarship Foundation. This prestigious scholarship seeks to assist those who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, a financial need, academic success, a commitment to pursue post-secondary education and a strong desire to contribute to society.

Her principal Paula Whelan exclaimed with pride, “We are very proud of Eden, an exemplary student who clearly demonstrates how hard work can pay off!!”

Eden has also been recognized with a personal letter from Dale Kirby, MHA (Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development) congratulating her and noting that she is the "first resident of Newfoundland and Labrador to receive this prestigious award".

Eden plans to attend Memorial University in September, 2016 to pursue Power Engineering.

Eden is currently completing Chemistry 3202, English 3201, Physics 3204, World Geography 3202, Advanced Math 3200 and Experiencing Music 2200 online through CDLI. CDLI and Holy Cross All-Grade would like to congratulate Eden on her success of being the first resident to receive this scholarship!